Student Success

Ag Workforce Student Success: Kimberly Dollinger

December 7, 2023

Name:  Kimberly Dollinger Workforce training program(s) completed at Eastern: Are you still taking training programs? If so, where and what training are you working toward? I am working toward completing the Horticulture Management Certificate (expected 2024), as I only need one more class. I will be taking it through Eastern. I am putting up a high tunnel through the NRCS, and want as much education about it as I can get to ensure my greatest chances of success. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): I am currently…

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Alumni Student Success: Merritt Purol

December 1, 2023

Name:  Merritt Purol Degree(s) earned from SWAG视频and from other schools: Are you still taking classes? If so, where and what degree are you working toward? Currently, I am not taking any classes. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): I am currently employed by Breezeline, an Internet and Cable provider. I review billing concerns by clients and troubleshoot service issues. What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during your academic program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current studies? The biggest thing I learned from…

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Early Childhood Development Student Success: Georgia M. Ketterman

November 1, 2023

Name:  Georgia M. Ketterman Degree(s) earned from SWAG视频and from other schools: Are you still taking classes? If so, where, and what degree are you working toward? Yes, I am still taking classes. I am currently attending Western Governors University (WGU), working toward a bachelor鈥檚 degree in special education, Mild to Moderate K through 12. I also attended Gallaudet University this past summer, attending the ASL Connect program to begin learning sign language. Current Employer/Job (if applicable) I am employed with Grant County Schools. I…

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Early Childhood Development Student Success: Morgin Taylor Miller

October 18, 2023

Name:   Morgin Taylor Miller Degree(s) earned from SWAG视频and from other schools: Are you still taking classes? If so, where, and what degree are you working toward? Yes, I am currently enrolled in the Infant/Toddler program through the North American Montessori Center.听I am starting my M.A.S. in Psychology in the Spring. Current Employer/Job (if applicable) Home Base Inc. 鈥 Outreach Counselor. What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during your academic program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current studies? Something I learned…

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Early Childhood Development Student Success: Misty Mongold

October 4, 2023

Name:  Misty Mongold Degree(s) earned from SWAG视频and from other schools: What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during your academic program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current studies? I didn鈥檛 expect to learn as much as I have with my Early Childhood education. It was so much to take in at first. I learned there were so many things about young children that people don鈥檛 even know about. It鈥檚 helped me with both my work and personal life. I can interact…

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Ag Workforce Student Success: ZoeAnn Bender

May 25, 2023

Name:  ZoeAnn Bender Workforce training program(s) completed at Eastern: Are you still taking training programs? If so, where and what training are you working toward? I am planning to! I am looking to work toward vet tech and eventually receive my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): Alliance Consulting What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during Eastern鈥檚 Workforce training program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current training? I am often on private properties with cattle that approach me when…

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Ag Workforce Student Success: Shayne Turner

May 16, 2023

Name:  Shayne Turner Workforce training program(s) completed at Eastern: Are you still taking training programs? If so, where and what training are you working toward? I am looking forward to the fall and hope to enroll in Farm Business Management or Agribusiness Diversification and Value Adding agriculture workforce micro credentials. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): Self-employed What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during Eastern鈥檚 Workforce training program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current training? During the Stockmanship and Stewardship and Beef Quality…

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Ag Workforce Student Success: Shenae Frazier

May 4, 2023

Name:  Shenae Frazier Workforce training program(s) completed at Eastern: Are you still taking training programs? If so, where and what training are you working toward? Yes, at Eastern. I really appreciate the diversity of the Ag Innovation class line-up and hope to be able to take all of the classes while this program is running. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): Farms Work Wonders What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during Eastern鈥檚 Workforce training program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current training? Even…

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Ag Workforce Student Success: Isabella Wood

April 25, 2023

Name:  Isabella Wood Workforce training program(s) completed at Eastern: Are you still taking training programs? If so, where and what training are you working toward? I have taken two welding classes. One in 2022 and one in 2023. I plan on taking a third welding class in the Fall of 2023. Did trainers/instructors/staff at SWAG视频contribute to your career success? How did they help you? I really enjoyed working on the Hamilton’s farm. All of the staff and instructors at SWAG视频have been very helpful…

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Ag Workforce Student Success: Jane Halterman

April 19, 2023

Name:  Jane Halterman Workforce training program(s) completed at Eastern: Are you still taking training programs? If so, where and what training are you working toward? I attended the Agritourism Summit and attended sessions there that helped me think of product distribution more concretely. I plan to participate in upcoming classes if time allows. The training I would most like to complete at this time is the irrigation training. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): Buena Vista Farm Did trainers/instructors/staff at SWAG视频contribute to your career success? How…

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